Today is National Doctors' Day, a great day to honor your eye doctor.
Today is National Doctors' Day, a great day to honor your eye doctor with a tribute gift to support glaucoma research.
National Doctors' Day recognizes physicians and their contributions to society and the community.
At Glaucoma Research Foundation, we are thankful for all the physicians, optometrists, and healthcare staff dedicated to providing excellent care to glaucoma patients.
Make a gift today to honor your doctor or someone special who has made a difference in your life.
To make a tax-deducible contribution online, visit www.glaucoma.org/donate and be sure to complete the "Make this Gift a Tribute" section with the honoree's address. We will notify him or her of your meaningful and thoughtful tribute.
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